Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education


NZTC has a 40 year history of empowering early childhood educators with comprehensive and professional programs.

All qualifications on offer at NZTC are internationally recognised and NZQA approved.

Our vision is to empower our students with knowledge, skills, attitudes and beliefs that will enable them to be effective early childhood educators. To fulfill our vision we aim to:

  • Deliver relevant and high quality academic training in early childhood education
  • Provide a stimulating, supportive learning environment for our students
  • Recognise the uniqueness of early childhood development in the life cycle
  • Create a learning environment that enables our students to realise their highest potential
  • Give our students practical skills for working in the early childhood sector
  • Recognise and appreciate that our students are uniquely gifted and their individuality should be respected
  • Educate our students to support the child's primary caregivers - the parents
  • Acknowledge that early childhood teachers can make a difference in the lives of young children and their families
  • Enable our students to be true professionals in their career

Early Childhood Education News

Global Leadership Summit 2022

Global Leadership Summit inspires staff to realise their inner leader

College staff were motivated in their personal leadership journey at this year’s professional development event.

Sharon Ramanadan Impressed with NZ ECE Curriculum

Malaysian student impressed with New Zealand’s ECE curriculum

Bachelor of Education (ECE) student loves learning about Te Whāriki and hopes to continue her studies onshore in New Zealand.

NZTC EER Report - Category 1 Status

NZTC awarded NZQA Category 1 status

The EER report has acknowledged NZTC as a top tertiary provider for the fourth consecutive time.